Questions related to colour management of the machines display, etc.

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How do you set system display color profiles in Xubuntu and Lubuntu?

Some applications, such as Gimp, Geeqie and Rawstudio claim to be able to use system color profile in their color management, but how do you setup such a profile? How do you see, if such a profile has ...
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Color calibration not working in 10.04.4 with GNOME Color Manager

Calibrating my monitors, or loading a different icc profile, does not affect the color representation on my monitor. System setup: PC: MD8822 dual core. OS: ...
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Where does Gnome Color Manager store the ICM or ICC files?

I am trying to create a professional photography workflow in Ubuntu. I've calibrated my monitor with a Spyder 3 (works out of the box in 12.04). But I need to know the file path to the monitor ...
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colord problem & my monitor resolution 640*480 with no other options!

I installed NVidia current driver from ubuntu software center then i started to see that my monitor resolution is not fixed!! so that every time i log in to my machine i have to change the resolution. ...
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Turning Ubuntu 12.04 entirely Grey/B&W/Monoscale

Does anyone know a way to change the color settings of the entire display to grey (or saturation to zero)? I have compiz Settings Manager installed if that helps but don't know how to do it there.
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Display not shown in Gnome Color!

I want to change the color profile for my display in Gnome Color but my display isn't in the list. How do I add my monitor, an Asus ML238, to Gnome Color? When I look at Display settings it says ...
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Is there a way to apply a color profile system-wide?

I've calibrated two displays and like to apply those color profiles system-wide. This should also include the lightdm user, as the switch to my user's color profile happens while logging into the ...
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Setting a greyscale (or monochrome) color scheme

I would like to see everything on my computer screen in grayscale (like say the kindle screen). How do I do this?
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What video card should I use with Ubuntu for a 27 inch monitor (color managed)?

I want to buy a 27 inch monitor with a resolution of 2560x1440. I will use it for photography, so color management is very important. My current NVidia driver doesn't allow color management in Unity ...
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How-to make file have different color when doing ls?

When I execute command ls it displays files and folders. folders are typed in light blue. I would like to have xml files types in pink color. How to do it?
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What's the best alternative to TwinView so I can calibrate both my monitors independently?

In advance of being in a position to properly calibrate my dual monitor set-up under Ubuntu, I really need to move from using Nvidia's Twinview to something else as Twinview is seen as one single ...
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How to install colour profile screen device not listed

Under Natty I had a lovely .icc calibration file for my laptop's screen. It's awful without it. Under Oneiric, when I go to 'Color' in the settings manager only my webcam is listed in the devices ...
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How can I invert my display colours under Kubuntu?

I installed the KDE graphical interface to run alongside GNOME for my 10.10 installation. For the most part, it seems to work well, and the extra eye candy is appealing. However, there is one thing ...
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Automatically deactivate Redshift when playing videos in fullscreen [closed]

I'm using Redshift to adjust color temperature according to the position of the sun. When I start to play videos in fullscreen I want it to (automatically) be deactivated, and I want it to ...
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How can I get a Spyder 2 colorimeter working?

I've got a Spyder 2 colorimeter that I'm trying to get to work under Natty (11.04). I'm following the instructions that are outlined here and the output I'm getting in the terminal is: Setting up the ...
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Is there a color scheme generator for the Desktop that can simulate color blindness?

Are there any color scheme generators that can simulate color blindness and export these results to a color palette file or generate a css stylesheet ? I've used Gpick and was recently introduced to ...
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Why isn't gnome color management having any effect at login?

Since upgrading to Natty, my carefully produced monitor profiles are not being loaded at login. As soon as I open gnome color management they kick-in (I don't have to click anything), but I don't ...
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Colour profiles in Gnome Color Manager

I'm trying to change contrast/brightness on my monitor, thus I downloaded Gnome Color Manager. It says there is no color profile for my monitor. Then I inserted the monitor's driver CD and imported ...
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How can I make the color reverse application autostart when I log in?

The application make the color reversed when i type super+m. I don't know what 's its name, and how can i make it start automatically when i log in?
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How to calibrate the monitor on an Ubuntu system?

What is the procedure to calibrate the monitor and what software to use? Edit: I think what I mean is "colour profile" if that's what it is called. I happened to notice that the same photos look very ...
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How do you change your screen's color temperature?

How do I go about changing my laptop's display's color temperature? And I don't mean through something like the Red, Green, Blue sliders in the NVIDIA config menu. I'm talking about like adjusting in ...